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Pay day: Russell Wilson signs 4-year extension with Seahawks

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks discovered a compromise in contract talks.

Free agent roundup: Where locals signed after the draft

With the 2015 NFL draft over, undrafted prospects are free to sign with NFL teams of their choosing and many prospects out of Utah schools have already signed undrafted free agent deals. Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Tampa Bay selects Utah receiver and return specialist Kaelin Clay in sixth round of NFL Draft

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers selected Utah receiver and return specialist Kaelin Clay with the 184th overall pick in the sixth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. Read more »

May 2, 2015

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Utes have three players taken on the second day of NFL draft

Eric Rowe and Nate Orchard go in the second round to the Eagles and Browns, respectively. Jeremiah Poutasi tabbed by the Titans in the third. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Tennessee Titans nab Utah offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi in third round of NFL Draft

Offensive lineman Jeremiah Poutasi is the latest Ute to be headed to the NFL. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Cleveland Browns take Utah defensive end Nate Orchard in second round of NFL draft

The Cleveland Browns selected Utah defensive end Nate Orchard with the No. 51 overall pick of the second round of the NFL draft. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Philadelphia trades up, selects Utah cornerback Eric Rowe in second round of NFL draft

The Philadelphia Eagles have selected Utah defensive back Eric Rowe in the second round of the NFL Draft Friday night and No. 47 overall. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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NFL draft Day 2 blog: Recapping what happened in the second and third rounds

The second and third rounds of the NFL draft had a bit of a local flavor on Friday, as three former Utes were selected. Utah defensive back Eric Rowe went 47th overall (second round) to... Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Ranking the 33 Utah ties selected in the NFL draft's 2nd round

There have been 33 players with Utah ties selected in the second round of the NFL draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

May 1, 2015

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7 reasons why May 2 is the biggest sports day of the year

The biggest sports day of the year is almost here. There's certainly something for every sports fan. The question now is, how to choose what to watch. Read more »

May 1, 2015

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Top 2 picks of Winston, Mariota prove importance of QBs

Even with significant off-field baggage, Jameis Winston was the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday night. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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NFL draft first-round blog: Day 1 under wraps

A pair of quarterbacks, Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, went 1-2 to kick off the 2015 NFL draft Thursday night in Chicago. From there, the rest of the first round passed with only two trades but... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Harbaugh, Lewis, Ravens visit schools in riot-torn Baltimore

Ravens coach John Harbaugh, his players and former star linebacker Ray Lewis visited two Baltimore schools Thursday to help quell tension in the city following days of rioting. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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Morning links: Projecting local NFL Draft prospects; Marvel NFL helmets; Pacquiao's fight scripture

With the NFL draft beginning Thursday, here is a look at where the prospects from BYU, Utah and Utah State are being projected to go. NFL helmets get the Marvel treatment. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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What the past 20 years reveal about BYU, Utah and Utah State and the NFL draft

How have the local schools fared in the draft since 1995, and how long of careers are their athletes experiencing in the NFL? Here's a look at how NFL draft picks from Utah, BYU and Utah State... Read more »

April 30, 2015

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20 years later, 'blessed' Herring believes he made right decision not to play in NFL

When asked, Herring will share his powerful religious convictions that led him to turn down an opportunity for a lucrative career in the NFL in order to avoid playing on Sundays and to keep the... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Dick Harmon: NFL teams will be more picky about draft prospects' character; BYU's pro pipeline drying up

With scrutiny increasing on prospects' behavior and off the field issues, this NFL draft should see teams look more closely at a player's character. Meanwhile, BYU's tradition of producing... Read more »

April 29, 2015

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National experts weigh in on Utah State's top NFL prospects

National NFL Draft experts discuss Utah State's prospects for the upcoming draft, including Zach Vigil, Kevin Whimpey, B.J. Larsen and Brian Suite. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Ranking the biggest first round quarterback draft busts in NFL history

Ranking the biggest busts at the quarterback position in the NFL Draft. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Several Utes expected to get drafted, earn NFL opportunity

Rowe, Orchard headline Utah's draft prospects. Several others expected to get a chance as well. Read more »

April 29, 2015

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Ranking the 26 Utah ties selected in the NFL Draft's first round

There have been 26 players with Utah ties selected in the first round of the NFL Draft since it began in 1936. How do they stack up against each other? Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Deseret News Sports podcast: Evaluating the talent with Utah ties in the upcoming NFL Draft

There are plenty of questions heading into the NFL Draft and plenty of those revolve around the prospects with ties to the state of Utah. This week the crew picks apart what the national writers... Read more »

April 28, 2015

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NFL relinquishing tax-exempt status

The National Football League is giving up its tax-exempt status. Read more »

April 28, 2015

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Ultimate football road trips: BYU-Michigan and Lions-Broncos in the same weekend

BYU fans can catch a pair of former Cougar defenders who are in the pros on the same weekend BYU faces Michigan in the Big House, thanks to the 2015 NFL schedule revealed Tuesday night. Read more »

April 22, 2015

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NFL Draft expert: Eric Rowe is first-round material; Jordan Leslie likely to be drafted

CBS Sports NFL Draft expert Dane Brugler answers five questions pertaining to the upcoming draft, including discussing the outlook for several local college stars. Read more »

April 7, 2015

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Pair of former Utah high schoolers win Super Bowl with the Patriots

Sealver Siliga wrapped up his feelings in six simple words: "Super Bowl champs. We're the best." The Copper Hills High alum, as well as American Fork's Jordan Devey, can proudly state that... Read more »

Feb. 1, 2015

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